Uninstall Grammarly on Mac [Complete Removal Guide]

Robert Xiao
Last updated: May 23, 2024

This post offers a step-by-step guide for how to uninstall Grammarly on Mac.

Have you encountered difficulties while using Grammarly? Do you no longer need Grammarly on your computer? If you're unsure how to completely uninstall Grammarly, you're not alone in seeking a solution. In this article, we'll show you two straightforward methods on how to uninstall Grammarly from your Mac.

Let's dive in!

Uninstall Grammarly on Mac [Complete Removal Guide]

How to Manually Uninstall Grammarly on Mac

All apps you have installed on your Mac, including Grammarly, can be easily removed using the Finder. Just follow these steps:

Step 1. Quit Grammarly

If your Grammarly is running in the background, it is recommended that you quit it. Otherwise, you may not be able to uninstall it successfully.

To quit Grammarly, right-click its icon in the Dock and select Quit. Not sure which of its processes are used? Check with Activity Monitor, then stop all Grammarly-related processes.

Step 2. Uninstall the Grammarly Client

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar, locate the Grammarly icon, and move it to the Trash.
Uninstall Grammarly Client in Finder

In the Finder, click the Go menu and choose Go to Folder.

You now need to navigate to several different locations, look for files with Grammarly in their name, and drag them to the Trash. Here are the locations you need to check:

  • ~/Library/Application Support/
  • ~/Library/Caches/
  • ~/Library/Saved Application State/
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How to Quickly and Completely Uninstall Grammarly on Mac

As you can see, the above method takes some time and is a bit difficult for new Mac users. If you want to quickly uninstall Grammarly from your Mac, try BuhoCleaner, a cleaner designed for Mac users.

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It allows you to completely uninstall Grammarly and any other unwanted apps with one click. Additionally, it can help you remove duplicate files, clear caches and logs, analyze disk space, and more.

Here's how to uninstall Grammarly on Mac using BuhoCleaner:

  1. Download, install, and launch BuhoCleaner.
  2. Click on App Uninstall and you will find all the apps installed on your Mac.
  3. Find and select Grammarly and click the Remove button in the lower right corner.

That's all. Which way do you like to try?

Bonus: How to Remove Grammarly Browser Extension

If you previously installed the Grammarly extension in your browser but no longer need it, keep reading to learn how to turn it off or remove it from your browser.

For Safari:

  1. Open Safari, then click the Safari menu and select Settings.
  2. Switch to the Extensions tab.
  3. Select Grammarly for Safari and click the Uninstall button.
  4. Confirm to remove it.
Delete Grammarly Extension from Safari

For Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome and go to Settings.
  2. Click Extensions in the sidebar and locate the Grammarly extension.
  3. To disable it, toggle off the switch.
  4. To remove it, click the Remove button and confirm your action.
Disable or Remove Grammarly Extension from Chrome


This post mainly introduces how to uninstall Grammarly from your Mac. You can easily perform the task on Mac.

If you uninstall the Grammarly client from your Mac, you will not be able to use Grammarly functions until you reinstall it.

Hope you can successfully remove the Grammarly client from your Mac.

Robert is a tech-savvy fan who loves all things Apple. As a hobbyist of gardening and meditation, he is also a seasoned writer covering a wide array of Apple products, like iPhone, iPad, iOS, and more.